Is Alexa your mom’s new toy monkey?

2018-07-04T07:06:05+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

2017 is the year of “Virtual Assistants”. Adults speak with virtual assistants, and babies speak with toy monkeys. Any chance Alexa is your moms new monkey toy? Below is a summary of the top selling items from this past Black Friday/Cyber Monday. 2017 is definitely the year of virtual assistants.

Based on our data, one out of every 11 Earny shoppers has purchased at least one virtual assistant! According to Amazon, this past weekend drove “record sales for amazon devices. Customers purchased millions of Alexa enabled devices” (techcrunch). Take this a step further. One out of every 5 moms who use Earny, purchased the WowWee Fingerlings Baby Monkey toy to speak with their babies. We shouldn’t be surprised if we all slowly get used to speaking with bots, even if they are monkey bots. See for yourself…


Black Friday/Cyber Monday Earny Summary
Top 10 Items Purchased

  1. Google Home Mini -Charcoal
  2. Fingerling Green Zoe
  3. Fingerlings (Purple with White Hair)
  4. Google Home Mini – Chalk
  5. Fingerlings Bella (Pink with Yellow Hair)
  6. Pie Face Game
  7. Fingerling Black – Finn
  8. Disney/Pixar Cars 3 Lightning Mcqueen 20-Inch Vehicle
  9. Call of Duty World War II (Xbox One)
  10. Fingerlings Sophie (White with Pink Hair)
  1. Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote | Streaming Media Player
  2. Echo Dot (2nd Generation) – Black TP-Link Smart Plug, Wi-Fi
  3. Alexa, Control Your Devices from Anywhere (HS100)
  4. Instant Pot IP-DUO Plus60 9-in-1 Multi-Functional Pressure Cooker, 6 Qt
  5. AncestryDNA: Genetic Testing – DNA Test
  6. Echo Dot (2nd Generation) – White
  7. Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa, 7″ Display, 8 7. GB, Black s
  8. Echo (2nd Generation) – Charcoal Fabric
  9. Fingerlings – Bella (Pink with Yellow Hair)
  10. Speak Out Game


No need for any more talking bots. Earny is 100% automated and only interacts with you when you are getting money back! After you shop the latest and greatest holiday gifts, Earny will track any price drops and get you money back for the difference. Price protection at its best. Simply put, more money to buy even more fingerlings.


  1. You Sign Up
  2. You link your accounts
  3. Earny sends you refunds
  4. Earny sends you more refunds 🙂